Turkmenistan's central bank chief sacked

The Turkmen president on Saturday 13 May sacked the central bank governor on national television, saying he should go and become a teacher, according to Reuters.

"I cannot trust him with state money. Let him go and work as a common teacher," said the president, who tolerates no dissent and is officially known as Turkmenbashi (leader of the Turkmen) the Great.

Two weeks ago, Niyazov warned central bank governor Djumannyaz Annaorazov that he had better be careful or he would meet the fate of five

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